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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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AcqDemo team outlines planned activities related to transition

In late May to mid-June, Air Force Materiel Command employees who will transition into the Department of Defense Civilian Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project (AcqDemo) will receive information detailing their individual conversion into the new pay system.

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Police week recognizes sacrifice

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week.

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Dutch F-35 OT contingent prepping to head overseas

Several media members and Royal Netherlands Air Force representatives stopped by Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., May 10 to cover a big story.

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Air Force demonstrates key rocket engine technologies for next generation launch systems

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and contractor Aerojet Rocketdyne achieved a major milestone under the Hydrocarbon Boost program, which is advancing domestic rocket engine technologies in support of next generation launch.


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As tax day approaches, Exchange doubles gas savings

Posted  April 8, 2016

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving military shoppers a reason to look forward to Tax Day by doubling the discount MILITARY STAR® cardholders receive on gas. From April 15 through April 17, drivers fueling up with a MILITARY STAR card at Edwards AFB gas stations will receive 10 cents off per gallon…

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Spring is here and it’s time for cleanup at Edwards

Posted  April 8, 2016

Winter is finally over and spring has arrived, and despite the cold mornings or the blustery winds we have battled, the weather is definitely turning warmer. Just like the things we do every year at home, clearing winter debris blown into our yards or removing dead plants and weeds, at Edwards AFB we have an…

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Adopt a desert dinosaur!

Posted  April 8, 2016

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Biologists at the 412th Civil Engineer Group, Environmental Management Division, are seeking more base residents or families willing to foster a desert tortoise. PCS season is fast approaching and Environmental Management is looking to develop a list of potential foster parents before the rush. Captive desert tortoises have to…

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Events

Family Advocacy offers classes, events during April

Posted  April 8, 2016

The Family Advocacy Program has scheduled several classes and events throughout the month of April to help people living and working at Edwards Air Force Base. Classes are open to all active duty, civilian, contractors and their family members.   P.R.E.P. (Couple’s Relationship Enhancement Workshop) This six-week workshop is intended to address issues such as…

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Health & Safety

AFMC promotes ‘Be Active’ physical activity challenge

Posted  April 8, 2016

During April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its ‘Be Active’ team challenge. Be Active is a command-wide initiative designed to help the AFMC workforce increase physical activity levels and heighten awareness of proper back care. Participants will receive a free copy of the Mayo Clinic’s “Wellness Solutions for Back Pain” DVD at…

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